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A Lanarkshire community group project dedicated to managing beehives is set to receive a crucial £1,386 grant from Banks Community Fund. Avondale Community Beekeepers successfully applied for a community grant which will be allocated towards the extensive planting of special bee enticing wildflowers near to its 20 active hives, dotted in and around Stonehouse and Strathaven. The project originated 18 months ago when father-of-five and dotin...





Avondale beekeepers buzzing after bonus donation

A Lanarkshire community group project dedicated to managing beehives is set to receive a crucial £1,386 grant from Banks Community Fund. Avondale C...


25 March 2015 | Bees and Beekeeping,News
Insects 'key' to pollination, study finds

Flies play an important role as pollinators and should no longer be neglected in pollination studies, according to a new study led by University of Br...


Farming methods 'having negative impact' on pollination

The pollination service provided by bumblebees on the field-side boundaries of hedgerows may be limited because farming methods are having a negative ...


13 March 2015 | Bees and Beekeeping,News
Bumblebees show preference for road-facing hedgerows

The pollination service provided by bumblebees on the field-side boundaries of hedgerows may be limited because farming methods are having a negative ...


5 November 2014 | Bees and Beekeeping,News,NFU
A 'third rate plan': groups react to pollinator strategy

Organisations such as Network Rail, Highways Agency and the National Trust which manage more than 800,000 hectares of land in England have signed up t...


4 November 2014 | Bees and Beekeeping,News
Bee action plan due: Last chance for bees

Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss is launching the National Pollinator Strategy to support bees and other pollinators. The government is launch...


13 October 2014 | Bees and Beekeeping,News
Neonicotinoid toxicity 'takes your breath away'

Bees and other wildlife are being 'quietly poisoned' by chemicals which are 5000 times more toxic than DDT, according to Professor Dave Goulson of the...


Underestimated effects of neonicotinoid ban

Oilseed rape has been a victim of the growing gaps in control from crop protection products after the autumn sown crop was untreated due to the curren...


16 September 2014 | Bees and Beekeeping
FUW brings taste of rural life to Cardiff Country Fair

The Farmers' Union of Wales will welcome visitors to the Cardiff Country Fair at the end of the month with a taste of rural life and food production i...


Make a small change to organic this September, Soil Association urges

The Soil Association is today launching 2014’s Organic September campaign – the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic, which takes place in a...


Truss announces new details on CAP implementation

Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has today announced further details of what the new CAP greening rules will mean for English farmers, whilst cal...


30 July 2014 | Bees and Beekeeping,News
Farmers 'will be the main losers' of pollinator strategy, NFU warns

The NFU has strongly disagreed with the new Environment Audit Committee report on the National Pollinator Strategy which has called for a refocus to d...


Accept neonicotinoid ban, Defra warned

The government's draft National Pollinator Strategy needs to be transparent if it is to command public confidence, the Environmental Audit Committee h...


18 July 2014 | Bees and Beekeeping,News
Public urged to help support our bees’ needs

Five simple actions to help pollinators such as planting more bee-friendly flowers and cutting grass less often were promoted today to protect the vit...


Government must uphold ban on bee-harming pesticides

Ministers must stand up to intense lobbying from the pesticide industry by refusing to allow a banned bee-harming pesticide to be sprayed on Britain’s...



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